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SEC Golfers of the Week: Sept. 28

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MEN'S GOLFER OF THE WEEK

 William Moll, Vanderbilt

Moll claimed his first individual title as a collegian as he held on for a one-stroke win over teammate Cole Sherwood.

Moll was 4-under-par Thursday for a three-day total of 197 (-19).

Moll's previous best finish was third at the 2021 Kingston Springs Regional.

The Houston, Texas, product was bogey-free on the back nine and birdied four of his final six holes to clinch the victory.

 Matthew Riedel, Vanderbilt

Riedel won his first collegiate individual championship and Vanderbilt finished first Monday at the conclusion of stroke play at SEC Match Play presented by Jerry Pate.

He (-13) finished with a 66 thanks to three birdies on the back nine. He edged out three players by one stroke, including teammate Gordon Sargent (-12) who tied for second.

 Evan Vo, Auburn

Shot 65-67-65-197(-13) to finish T3 in a field of 90 total players (12 in the top-50), earning the second top-five finish of his career.

Led the Tigers to a 45-under tournament win to begin the season.

Also played a major factor in Auburn breaking the school team records for 18, 36 and 54 holes.

Set a new career low for 54 holes by two strokes.

Final total (-13) ties the eighth-lowest score in program history SEC Fall Preview.

Shot 68-69-64-201(-9) to finish T7 in the 70-player field, posting back-to-back top-10 finishes to start the fall.

Led Auburn to a 33-under, third place finish -- fourth best score in relation to par in school history.

Defeated Sam Bennett, 2021 SEC Golfer of the Year, 2021 U.S. Am Champ, 7&6 in match play.

MEN'S FRESHMAN OF THE WEEK

 Cameron Tankersley, Ole Miss

Tankersley made his career debut at the Badger Invitational and finished at tied for 3rd. Tankersley shot a first round of 69 (-3) and a second round of 68 (-4). Due to unfortunate weather conditions, the tournament was shortened to 36-holes.

Led the Rebels in scoring throughout the entirety of the tournament. Overall, he made seven birdies and an eagle to contribute to his low score. He rose five spots on the leaderboard in the second round to give him his top-5 finish.

Tankersley is the first Ole Miss freshman to earn a top-5 finish since Jackson Suber (2018-19).

WOMEN'S GOLFER OF THE WEEK

 Megan Schofill, Auburn

Individual champion of the Mason Rudolph Championship in a field of 78.

Shot 68-69-70-207 (-9) to take the title.

3rd career individual victory and 7th career top-5 finish.

54-hole total of 207 is the second lowest in her career Tied for the 4th lowest 54-hole score in program history.

First two rounds were bogey-free (overall went 43 holes without a bogey).

Recorded 11 birdies in tournament.

 Bailey Davis, Tennessee

Davis finished tied for second place at the Mercedes-Benz Collegiate in Knoxville, Tennessee, running September 19-20 at Cherokee Country Club.

She shot under par through the entire tournament and carded a 63 (-8) in the second round, recording the lowest 18-hole score in tournament history.

The sophomore finished 10-under overall, notching a 54-hole score of 203, the second-lowest 54-hole score in tournament history. It also marked the best finish of her collegiate career.

 Andrea Lignell, Ole Miss

Claimed her first collegiate medalist finish at the Cougar Classic, winning the individual competition with a career-low 54-hole score of 204 (-9).

Helped the Rebels earn the Cougar Classic team championship as well, leading the team to a three-round score of 839 (-13).

Shot all three of her rounds in the 60s (67-68-69) en route to winning the individual title.

Tied the second-lowest 54-hole score for an individual in program history with her 204.

WOMEN'S FRESHMAN OF THE WEEK

 Taylor Riley, LSU

Playing as an individual in the Green Wave Fall Classic at Bayou Oaks at City Park, Riley posted rounds of 69-68-69 to finish at 10-under par 206 and tie for third.

Riley is the daughter of a former LSU women's golf star of the mid 1990s and her father is a former PGA Tour golfer and college coach.

Riley was 6-under on the par fives and 5-under on the par fours, second best in the tournament.

Riley had 14 birdies in her first collegiate start.

 Lynn Lim, Vanderbilt

Finished tied for ninth at the Mason Rudolph Championship at 4-under-par.